K. G. Hansen
C.F. Møller Architects
- Middelfart Municipality Architecture Award. 2012
The ambition of the project has been that the experiences of guests and users with special needs should not be adversely affected by an institution-like setting, but should instead take place in up-to-date, fully integrated and authentic surroundings.
The new building can house 14 families in two-bedroom apartments, in which one of the bedrooms has a fully-equipped ensuite handicap bathroom, while the other bedroom is slightly smaller and has just a shower. To ensure maximum flexibility, the rooms can also be divided into 28 ordinary course rooms.
All of the rooms are oriented towards the common room, which is centred on a large chimney with three open fireplaces. Large glass windows afford clear views of the Little Belt and the Little Belt Bridge. To create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, natural materials have been chosen, such as stone floors, wooden slat ceilings, polished masonry, etc. The entire building is naturally one hundred percent disabled-accessible.